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About LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT)

LA/Ontario International Airport, which is a short distance from the city of Ontario in California, is the third largest airport in the region. Our guide to the airport provides useful information about the air facility, including details of terminal services, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.


Travelers Aid information booths are located in each terminal, with staff able to assist passengers with general airport enquiries.

Two touch screen information kiosks are located in the baggage reclaim areas of both terminals; these provide information about transportation, airlines and hotels.


Driving directions:

LA/Ontario International Airport can be reached from the east and west via Interstate 10 and from the north and south via Interstate 15; the airport is located on the crossing point of these two major roads.

From central Ontario, take E Holt Boulevard eastwards and take a right onto E Airport Drive. This road leads directly to the airport terminal. The total drive time from Ontario to the airport is approximately 10 minutes.

Transfer between terminals:

A courtesy shuttle service operates between the terminals.

Airport Info

2900 East Airport Drive
California 91761

LA/Ontario International Airport is located 55km (35 miles) east of central Los Angeles and 30km (18 miles) west of San Bernardino.

No. of terminals:

+1 909 937 2700

Time Zone:
Pacific Standard Time
GMT -0800

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus:There are various bus services from LA/Ontario International Airport, with different operators depending on the destination.

Among these, Omnitrans (tel: +1 800 966 6428; bus 61 runs between LA/Ontario International Airport, central Ontario and Pomona; Foothill Transit (tel: +1 800 743 3463; operates a service to West Covina; and the Riverside Transit Agency (tel: +1 800 800 7821; links to destinations in Riverside.

Shuttle:A number of shuttle companies, including Super Shuttle (tel: +1 800 258 3826;, run services from LA/Ontario International Airport. Many hotels in the vicinity offer courtesy transport.

Taxi:Taxis are available outside the baggage reclaim areas and must be equipped with a meter or rate card, which should be clearly visible. Operators include Yellow Cab Company (tel: +1 800 305 8294; and their partners, Bell Cab Company (tel: +1 800 340 8294; An additional charge applies to journeys from the airport.

Terminal facilities


ATMs and money exchange services can be found within the three terminals.


There are numerous places to eat and drink in Terminals 2 and 4. These include chain restaurants, cafés and a pizzeria.


There are a number of shops in Terminals 2 and 4, including a gift shop, sweet shops and newsagents.


A Skycap porter service, trolleys and lockers are available at the airport. For items misplaced within the terminals, contact the airport's designated Lost and Found department (tel: +1 909 544 5128).


Other facilities at LA/Ontario International Airport include a first aid service, as well as defibrillators scattered throughout the terminals.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

Business centres are located on the upper levels of Terminals 2 and 4; these provide fax facilities, telephones, modem access, stamp machines and travel insurance services.

The nearby Radisson Ontario Airport (tel: +1 909 975 5000; and the Sheraton Ontario Airport (tel: +1 909 937 8000; have meeting and conference facilities, while the Ontario Convention Centre (tel: +1 909 937 3000; is also in the vicinity.

Communication Facilities:

Free Wi-Fi internet access (for up to four hours) is available throughout Terminals 2 and 4 of LA/Ontario International Airport. Public telephones (for external calls) and beige-coloured courtesy phones (for internal calls) are also available in the terminals.

Disabled facilities:

In-terminal facilities for disabled passengers include adapted toilets in Terminals 2 and 4 and TDD connectors on some public payphones, while wheelchairs and assistance are available through airline representatives at each airline counter. Reserved parking is designated in all car parks (close to public walkways and shuttle stops). The courtesy airport shuttle is wheelchair-accessible.

Car parking:

There are short- and long-term car parks at LA/Ontario International Airport, as well as a 'cell phone' waiting area. Lots 2 and 4 offer hourly parking, while Lot 5 provides short- and long-term parking. Further information is available from Parking Services (tel: +1 909 937 1240).

Car rental:

Car hire companies at LA/Ontario International Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Desks for these operators are located in the Ground Transportation Centre, which is served by a courtesy shuttle service.

Off-site car hire companies can be contacted via the courtesy phones in the baggage reclaim areas.